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Shooting at rapper T.I.'s concert in NY leaves 1 dead, 3 wounded

At least one person was killed and three others wounded at a shooting at a rap concert by American rapper T.I. in New York Wednesday evening, May 25.

Dad of NHL's Linden Vey on trial with mistress for murder plot

The father of an NHL hockey player and his mistress are on trial in Saskatchewan for conspiracy to commit murder. The two are accused of plotting to murder their respective spouses.

Judgment day for South America's Operation Condor

Buenos Aires - Participants in Operation Condor, in which six South American dictatorships collaborated to torture and assassinate their opponents, will face judgment Friday, four decades after their actions and three years into their trial.

Leaked IS documents to be used in French jihadist trial

Paris - French prosecutors will use leaked Islamic State documents to help identify seven suspected jihadists going on trial next week, including the brother of a Paris attacker, sources close to the investigation said Wednesday.

U.S. to seek death penalty for South Carolina church shooter

Washington - U.S. officials said Tuesday that they would seek the death penalty in the trial of a young white man who killed nine black parishioners at a South Carolina church last year.

Mexico families wait for news as mass grave exhumed

Tetelcingo - Anguished relatives are standing by as experts dig up a mass grave with more than 100 bodies buried by authorities in Mexico, where morgues are full due to surging violence.

Texas man gets 38 years for shooting dead Iraqi man new to U.S.

A young man has been found guilty in Dallas, Texas of shooting to death a man newly arrived to the U.S. The Iraqi victim was taking photos of the first snowfall he had ever seen when he was shot dead.

Dashcams record Milwaukee woman escaping traffic stop, injuring 3

Milwaukee - A tow truck arrived after a woman was pulled over for speeding and found not to have insurance. The woman allegedly backed up, struck a squad car, and injured two deputies and her own mother. The incident was captured on dashcam videos.

Suspect in 1980 Paris synagogue attack ordered back to jail

Paris - A French court on Tuesday ordered the chief suspect in a deadly attack on a Paris synagogue in 1980 to be sent back to jail, ten days after he was released on bail.

UK restaurateur jailed 6 years after customer with allergy dies

Teesside County Borough - The owner of several curry shops in the UK was sentenced to six years in jail after he substituted a cheap mixture containing peanuts for almond powder in food he served. He had been previously warned after a teen suffered a bad reaction.

Cosby will stand trial for sex assault, judge rules

Norristown - Disgraced US megastar Bill Cosby must stand trial over accusations that he sexually assaulted a woman after plying her with wine and pills at his Philadelphia home 12 years ago, a judge ruled Tuesday.

Cosby returns to court to hear sex assault evidence

Norristown - Disgraced television legend Bill Cosby returned to court Tuesday to hear evidence that he sexually assaulted a woman after plying her with drugs at his Philadelphia home, a crime for which he could be jailed 10 years if put on trial and convicted.

Jury finds Allen Wade guilty in the murders of the Wolfe sisters Special

Pittsburgh - After deliberating just over 16 hours a jury of seven women and five men found Allen Wade guilty of the February 6, 2014 murders and robbery of Sarah and Susan Wolfe

Baltimore police officer Nero acquitted in death of Freddie Gray

Baltimore police officer Edward Nero avoided a lengthy prison sentence Monday when a judge acquitted him on numerous charges in the death of a black man, Freddie Gray. Nero, who is white, hugged his lawyer when the verdict was read.

Argentine ex-security chiefs jailed for protest deaths

Buenos Aires - An Argentine court jailed two former top security officials for the deaths of five demonstrators in a 2001 crackdown on protests that brought down then president Fernando de la Rua.

Former NHL enforcer Georges Laraque helps thwart abduction

Montreal - Several people came to the rescue as a 24-year-old man attempted to kidnap a seven-year-old girl in a crowded Montreal park during the afternoon. The man was detained by the girl's family and others until police arrived.

Japan manhunt after millions stolen in hours-long ATM heist

Toukyo - A manhunt is underway for criminals who looted millions from Japan's cash machines nationwide in an hours-long heist, officials and reports said Monday.

Baltimore officer cleared over Freddie Gray custody death

Baltimore - A Baltimore police officer involved in the arrest of Freddie Gray, an African American man who later died in custody, was acquitted of assault and other charges, raising questions about whether anyone will be held accountable for his death.

Taiwan indicts man over child's beheading

Taipei - Taiwanese prosecutors indicted a man Monday for murder over the public decapitation of a four year old girl, saying they would seek the death penalty for the "extremely cold-blooded" attack.
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